Scope: The Election 2002 Web Archive includes Web sites associated with United States 2002 mid-term Congressional elections, gubernatorial elections, and mayoral elections in 15 major United States cities (including Washington, DC). The following categories were included in the capture: selected primary races including the House, Senate, gubernatorial, and major mayoral; election related Web sites published by individual citizens; Web sites for financial contributors registered with the Federal Election Commission and national partisan groups; government sites including federal, state and territorial, and election boards; political party sites at the national level (all registered parties) and Democratic and Republican party sites at the state level; press sites including national and major metropolitan newspapers in each state, selective alternative press, specialized press, and political portals; public opinion sites such as and; and other miscellaneous related sites.